Ski Clubs at Hyland Hills Ski Area

Hyland Hills Ski Area is host to several competitive ski clubs and adapted skiing programs.

Adapted Programs

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Adaptive Recreation and Learning Exchange

AR&LE provides adaptive downhill ski and snowboard lessons for people with cognitive disabilities. For information, call 612-861-9361 or email

Special Olympics

Join Special Olympics Minnesota as an athlete, a coach or a volunteer.

Courage Kenny

Courage Kenny provides adaptive downhill ski lessons for people with physical disabilities. Get one-on-one instruction in stand-up, mono or bi-skiing, using cutting edge adaptive technology.

MSC Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The Midwest Sport/Ski Council’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Program teaches children how to ski or snowboard for the first time or advance their current skills with additional instruction. Email ​​​for more information.

Competitive Clubs

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Nybora Team Freestyle

Join the Midwest’s No. 1 USSA-affiliated freestyle skiing program and be a part of the new freestyle skiing revolution. Nybora Team skiers receive instruction in slope-style, big air, rails, moguls, half-pipe and aerials, and compete regionally and nationally in USSA events. Call 612-672-0282 for more information.

Team Gilboa

Hyland is home to one of the best USSA racing programs in the Midwest and one of the top programs in the nation! On Team Gilboa, racers aged 6-18 are coached by top local coaches and compete regionally and nationally in USSA races. Call 612-850-1991 for more information.

The G Team Snowboard Program

The G Team is the Upper Midwest's premier snowboard team, with opportunities for recreational and competitive riders of all ages! For over 20 years, the G Team has provided motivated riders the opportunity to train with experienced, professional coaches in a progressive, fun environment. The G Team develops skills in all disciplines of snowboarding. Call 952-846-4317 for more information.

Lake State Alpine Racing

Lake State Alpine Racing is the D-Team/Junior Race program at Hyland. This is the thirty-fourth year that Hyland has fielded a D-Team program where racers ages 6-18 can hone their alpine skiing and racing skills. No prior racing experience is required!  The program emphasizes fun, learning and sound alpine skiing techniques in a safe environment. The racing aspect strengthens skiing skills and makes skiing more fun, challenging and engaging. Lake State is a member of the Minnesota Snowsports Development League and “friendly competition” races are held at local ski areas. Lake State offers affordable and flexible programming to meet the needs of busy families.

Ski Jumping

The Minneapolis Ski Club has been developing Nordic ski jumpers ranging from beginners to Olympians for nearly a century. Learn how to ski jump properly and you’ll experience the thrills of flying through the air. Call 952-484-8956 for more information.